Campaigning news from London
We have great news! After continued campaigning, this month King’s Hospital in Denmark Hill based in South East London, are introducing a sight loss adviser service to their eye department.
We’ve been working hard with Transport for London (TfL) and London’s 33 boroughs to seek a common position on advertising boards.
Tulip Siddiq, the Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn took part in a blindfold walk on 20 March to experience for herself some of the barriers encountered by local blind and partially sighted people.
We had a huge breakthrough with our bus campaign this week; London based bus company, Metroline signed up to our bus charter on 18 March.
Simon Marcus, the Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn took part in a blindfold walk on 13 March to get an idea of the daily obstacle course faced by blind and partially sighted people in the constituency.